Most people have seen images of glass blowing, whether traditional methods where the artist blows using their own mouth, or the scientific method that uses machinery for the blowing process. But videos and article usually show small, round pieces being made. Have you ever thought about how a beautiful glass dome is made? A large glass dome seems like a lot of surface area to be shaped by hand once you begin to think about it, and it takes a lot of skill to do it right. Here are some of the secrets to making a mouth blown glass dome with base that you see for sale in our shop.